Ruth Einstein’s Annual Super Bowl Decree

Wisdom and logic in Super Bowl predictions.

By | February 4th, 2017|Ruth Einstein's Super Bowl Predictions|23 Comments

Are We Alone in the Universe? Find Out on Friday

Are we alone? I hope not. Physicist John O'Meara will let us know at Montpelier's Unitarian Church at 7PM on Friday, January 27, in a talk he's calling, "In Search of Earth 2.0."

By | January 23rd, 2017|Earth and Sky|1 Comment

Purple Sandpipers, Orange Lichen and Donald Trump

An oath for nature and a view from the Arctic on Inauguration Day.

By | January 21st, 2017|Being Outside, Civility, Politics|24 Comments

The Arctic Comes Visiting

A Snowy Owl and Purple Sandpipers, among other blasts from the Arctic here at Schoodic Point in Maine's Acadia National Park.

By | January 13th, 2017|Being Outside, Birds, Birdwatching|3 Comments

The Point of Schoodic Point

Warfare, birds, a sunset and news from Schoodic Point in Maine.

By | January 7th, 2017|Being Outside, Birds, Civility, Politics|8 Comments

The Year in Flight

Moths and butterflies were big in my world in 2016 — and abundant. Below is the Year in Flight — a menagerie from 2016.

By | December 26th, 2016|Birds, Butterflies, Moths, Tiger Beetles|2 Comments

BirdNote: A Rumble of Geese

Feel the pulse of 10,000 wings in today's episode of BirdNote — my account from dawn at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in the desert of New Mexico. I'm honored to have joined the team of writers at BirdNote, a syndicated adventure in sound and flight.

By | December 23rd, 2016|BirdNote, Birds|3 Comments

Russian Burglars, Our Democracy and a Siberian Jay

Russian nature and the nature of our democracy.

By | December 14th, 2016|Civility, Politics|13 Comments

Still Life in Stick Season

American Pokeweed, not particularly common here in central Vermont, with fruits poisonous to us (but not to birds), glowed during my walk this morning above downtown Montpelier.

By | November 27th, 2016|Botany|9 Comments

Getting Gulls: The Map

Go forth and get gulls. As a bonus feature of my Getting Gulls workshop in Essex, Vermont, on December 1, I'm developing a crowd-sourced map to prime gull-watching sites in New England. It's your gateway to gulls.

By | November 18th, 2016|Birding Maps, Birds, Birdwatching|Comments Off on Getting Gulls: The Map
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